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Food Inc

   2009    Technology
Filmmaker Robert Kenner lifts the veil on our nation's food industry, exposing the highly mechanized underbelly that's been hidden from the American consumer with the consent of our government's regulatory agencies, USDA and FDA. Our nation's food supply is now controlled by a handful of corporations that often put profit ahead of consumer health, the livelihood of the American farmer, the safety of workers and our own environment. We have bigger-breasted chickens, the perfect pork chop, insecticide-resistant soybean seeds, even tomatoes that won't go bad, but we also have new strains of e coli--the harmful bacteria that cause illness for an estimated 73,000 Americans annually. We are riddled with widespread obesity, particularly among children, and an epidemic level of diabetes among adults Featuring interviews with such experts as Eric Schlosser (Fast Food Nation), Michael Pollan (The Omnivore's Dilemma) along with forward thinking social entrepreneurs like Stonyfield Farms' Gary Hirschberg and Polyface Farms' Joe Salatin, the film reveals surprising--and often shocking truths--about what we eat, how it's produced, who we have become as a nation and where we are going from here.
Cooked
Cooked

   2016    Culture
Building Giants
Building Giants

   2019    Technology
The Last Dance
The Last Dance

   2020    Culture
Dynamic Genomes Series
Dynamic Genomes Series

   2019    Medicine
Zeitgeist
Zeitgeist

   2007    Culture
Life
Life

   2009    Nature
Jonestown: Terror in the Jungle
Jonestown: Terror in the Jungle

   2018    History
The Great Acceleration
The Great Acceleration

   2020    Technology